Tag Archives: Error

First Principles: It Is Error Alone Which Needs the Support of Government. Truth Can Stand By Itself.

“It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself. Subject opinion to coercion: whom will you make your inquisitors?” – Thomas Jefferson (1781)

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Thought For the Day: The Justification and the Purpose of Speech…Is To Prevent Error and Discover Truth

“The justification and the purpose of freedom of speech is not to indulge those who want to speak their minds. It is to prevent error and discover truth. There may be other ways of detecting error and discovering truth than … Continue reading

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Learning To Do the Math

2nd poem from the work shop: Learning To Do Math by Michael Doyle She spoke eloquently of her calculations While I sat mystified; musing on the math That is found in music and in so much art Wondering how it … Continue reading

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Disinfected Press Briefing

The 27th day of NaPoWriMo/GloPoWriMo 2020, has the optional prompt of writing a poetic review of something not often reviewed.   Disinfected Press Briefing by Michael Doyle Even though there by sincere invitation Very few of them had whatsoever any … Continue reading

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Antebellum Blues

It’s true that there’s a lot more to the Southern side of the story than I’ll cover in this poem.  But, with respect to American history, I would be amiss if I failed to cover this. Antebellum Blues by Michael … Continue reading

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What Does It Look Like?

Some try to push Christians out of the public square.  That won’t be done. What Does It Look Like? by Michael Romani What does it look in this crumbled society To find that Christians have imputed notoriety Confronted by a … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is Error Only, and Not Truth, That Shrinks From Inquiry

“It is error only, and not truth, that shrinks from inquiry.”  – Thomas Paine, philosopher and writer (9 Feb 1737-1809)    

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First Principles: If Truth Be Not Diffused, Error Will Be

“If truth be not diffused, error will be.” – Daniel Webster    

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First Principles: Stick Up For What You Believe In, But, Readily Admit When You Are Wrong

“Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.” – Andrew Jackson      

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Things We’ve Said

Woke up this morning, kicking myself hard.  Nuff said about that other than… Things We’ve Said by Michael Romani Teared face looks in the mirror Trapped disgrace lived out in error Struggling past feeble lines of poetry That still vivid … Continue reading

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